Huntingdon Challenge

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Shake off those winter blues with the Huntingdon Challenge. Whirl round this looped course as many times as you please, the way you run this race is up to you. The supporters and Zig-Zag team will cheer you on all the way. Enjoy the cool air and enjoy as you earn your event medal.
Participants
5k, 10k, Half-Marathon, and 2 more
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Calendar
Sun, 19 Mar 2023
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LocationPin
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Hinchingbrooke Country Park, Brampton Rd, Huntingdon PE29 6DB, UK
Start times
Sun, 19 Mar 2023
5k:
9:00am |
10k:
9:00am |
Half-Marathon:
9:00am |
Marathon:
9:00am |
Ultra:
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Huntingdon Challenge
5k
Distance
5km
£26.00 - £33.00
10k
Distance
10km
£28.00 - £33.00
Half-Marathon
Distance
21km
£26.00 - £33.00
Marathon
Distance
42km
£26.00 - £33.00
Route information
Terrain Paths and grass
Route Type Loop
Whether you are looking to run your 1st 10k, or your 50th Marathon, the brilliant Zig Zag Running team will cheer you all the way around.
In this 6-hour/4-hour event, you will run as much and as far as you want during the time. There are two waves for this event, meaning you have the choice to start at 9 am or 11 am. Wave 1 runners will have a 6-hour time limit and wave 2 runners will have a 4-hour time limit.
As long as you are leaving base camp by the 05:59:59 time mark, you can get one more lap in.
What's included
  • Medal (Lucky-Dip or Event Medal)
  • Coffee and Cake
  • Event marshals
  • Water/aid stations
  • Bag drop
  • Parking (small fee)
  • Chip-timed results
Train
How to get there
Hinchingbrooke Country Park, Brampton Rd, Huntingdon PE29 6DB, UK
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By Car
Hinchingbrooke Country Park is situated 20 miles north-west of Cambridge, in the town of Huntingdon. It can be accessed from the A1, A14 or the A141.
Parking
Parking will be available at the Hinchingbrooke Hospital, which is just a short walk from the Country Park. A marshal will be present to assist you with parking and direct you to the venue. Please note there is a small fee for parking.
By Train
Huntingdon Train Station is just a short distance from the Country Park.
Event day logistics
09:00 Wave 1 starts
11:00 Wave 2 starts
15:00 Event ends
Age Requirements
Participants must be 18 and over to take part.
Race Packs
Participants can pick up their race number from Race HQ/Base Camp at the allocated time told to them upon arrival.
Bag Drop
Bag drop available, but valuables are left at the risk of participant. It is advised to leave valuables with family/friends or in the car.
Waves
Participants have the choice to start their race at 9 am or 11 am. Please note that both waves will end at 3 pm, meaning those in the second wave will have a shorter time limit than those in the first wave.
You can select the wave you wish to be part of at the checkout.
Lucky Dip Medal
This event has an event medal for everyone taking part, but there's is also a Lucky Dip Option when booking, where your medal choice will be a random selection from the amazing Zig Zag Running collection.
Cupless Event
Please note the event has gone cupless, so please bring your own water bottle to the event.
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Black Friday discounts on now! Choose your event below to see unique event offers. Since 2000, Zoe of Zig Zag Running started running, starting from scratch with the feat of trying to get to complete a 5k, taking the couch to 5k training plan. It just didn't stop there, over the years pushing herself, this self motivation eventually evolved into marathon running. Zoe has completed Marathons, Ultra Marathons, 5 Marathons in 5 Days, 52 marathons in 52 weeks, 10 marathons in 10 days, 100 marathons in 100 weeks, a 50k & a 50 mile Ultra marathon, with her target next of completing a 100 mile race. ​ Stephens background is in Hypnosis, therapy, sports coaching and Entertainment. ​ During this time we have both gained valuable experience in what it takes to organise a good marathon, we have also both met and made friends with some wonderful people who are such fun to be around, with useful advice, assistance and encouragement throughout the country and even in other corners of the world Our mission is to give our runners the best experience and encourage others to achieve their goals and dreams and to also impart the ideals of good sportsmanship, community and health.
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FAQs
What qualifies me to run as an affiliated candidate for the Huntingdon Challenge?
Participants must be affiliated with a EA/UKA club and have an EA/UKA number to qualify as an affiliated candidate.
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Is there a bag drop at the Huntingdon Challenge?
Yes, there is a bag drop available, but valuables are left at the risk of participant. It is advised to leave valuables with family/friends or in the car.
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Are there toilets at the Huntingdon Challenge?
Yes, there are toilets available at Race Village.
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